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Motorcycle fatality collision

On 09-10-10 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a motorcycle driven by a 54-year old-male was traveling southbound on the Alaskan Way viaduct.  As the motorcycle took the southbound exit to 1st Ave S, it failed to negotiate the right curve of the exit ramp.

The motorcycle collided with the east side curb, continuing along the curb for approximately 95 feet, when the driver came off the motorcycle and struck a light pole, continuing over the rail and landing in the curb lane of 1st Ave S below the East side of the exit ramp.

The Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the 54-year-old male driver dead at the scene.

The King County Medical Examiner responded to gather additional evidence and recover the body of the victim.

Traffic Collision Investigators responded to investigate the collision and processed the scene.